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In Chelyabinsk celebrated Day of the Disabled

A solemn event in support of people with disabilities took place today, the fourth of December, at the Palace of Children's Creativity. 450 Chelyabinsk members became its participants.

13 of the most active of them received letters of thanks from the hands of the Deputy Head of the city for social development Igor Lopatkin: "You are strong and goal-oriented people. Together with you, we are working hard to create a comfortable and affordable urban environment. The city administration really appreciates your contribution. "

Such events for disabled people are held annually in Chelyabinsk. Their main goal is to draw public attention to the problems of people with disabilities, to protect their dignity and rights. And today's meeting was no exception.

According to the chairman of the Social Policy Committee of the Chelyabinsk City Administration, Larisa Moshkova, there are about 70 thousand disabled people in Chelyabinsk, three thousand of whom are children.

For the participants of today's meeting, a concert was held with the participation of professional artists, as well as young talents from boarding school No. 9 and the Nadezhda center. Each guest received a cash benefit from the city budget.